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Best Italian Restaurants in Passaic

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A photo of Goodfellas Ristorante restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(275)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Garfield
Booked 3 times today
Goodfellas Ristorante has earned a reputation for serving outstanding Italian cuisine, receiving rave reviews from its loyal patrons. Heralded as a neighborhood gem and one of north Jersey’s Italian culinary treasures, Goodfellas Ristorante excites the palate with its authentic Italian dishes reminiscent of meals enjoyed in grandmothers' kitchens. Diners consistently applaud the superb dining experience, highlighting not only the traditional Italian cuisine and ample portions, but also an atmosphere of warmth, and first-rate service. Reviewers particularly highlight the excellent management and attentive staff. Many comment on the restaurant being their "second home", showcasing just how welcomed and comfortable Goodfellas Ristorante makes each guest feel.
A photo of Forte Ristorante restaurant
4.5
Awesome(124)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Hackensack
Booked 8 times today
Come to Forte Pizzeria & Ristorante for award winning food and friendly service!
A photo of Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1366)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Clifton
Booked 11 times today
Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas is a highly recommended Italian restaurant, lauded in reviews for its unique concept of Italian tapas and impressive variety of wines. Patrons rave about the delicious food being excellent for sharing among friends, with one reviewer having studied in Italy claiming the food never fails to impress. The staff are described as knowledgeable, friendly, and attentive, contributing to the overall pleasant vibe and excellent dining experience. A popular spot for late dinners and drinks, this restaurant is praised for its impressive food and drink options, as well as its innovative menu that always leaves customers eager to return for more.
A photo of Song E Napule - Rutherford restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(293)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Rutherford
Booked 7 times today
Song E Napule in Rutherford is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons compare the experience to being in Italy, praising the restaurant's ability to recreate the authentic taste and beautiful decor. The restaurant is heralded for its wide selection of pastas and pizzas, made with fresh ingredients and unique recipes not commonly seen elsewhere. Regulars laud the freshness and lightness of the food, whether it's pizza, pasta, or desserts like the lemon sponge cake and limoncello flown in from Italy. While the restaurant may get lively over weekends, the ambiance, excellent service, and reasonable pricing make it a culinary treat worth revisiting.
A photo of Il Villaggio restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(633)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Carlstadt
Booked 7 times today
Il Villaggio consistently receives glowing reviews for its superb take on Italian cuisine. Located in New Jersey, this restaurant is well-loved by customers who have praised it as "one of the finest Italian restaurants" and "a highlight among many Italian restaurants". Highly recommended dishes include the sausage and broccoli rabe appetizer and diverse fish specials. Reviewers also appreciate the extensive menu, including meat and fish entrées, and the delectable dessert options. The quality of service is another strong point, with reviews indicating that Il Villaggio's staff is welcoming, friendly, and knowledgeable. With an upscale ambience that enhances the overall dining experience, Il Villaggio promises a memorable Italian dining experience, whether for a casual outing or a special occasion.
A photo of Vesta Wood-Fired restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(358)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • East Rutherford
Booked 9 times today
Vesta Wood-Fired is a highly regarded Italian restaurant known for its authentic Italian cuisine and excellent customer service. Enthusiastic reviews highlight the delicious authenticity of its dishes, with many patrons particularly praising the brick oven pizza, claiming it's just like in Italy. The menu offerings like grilled artichokes, calamari frittata, clams oregonata, and Italian meatballs have all been described as immaculately prepared and extremely delicious. The excellent service, with attentive and informative waitstaff, is regularly noted, enhancing diners' experience. The ambiance of Vesta Wood-Fired contributes to a lovely dining environment, making it a sought-after destination for those seeking a taste of Italy.
A photo of Sergio's Missione restaurant
5.0
Exceptional(30)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Lodi
Booked 1 time today
Sergio's Missione, located on Mercer Street in Lodi, is an exquisite Italian restaurant that offers consistently excellent cuisine. Praised by patrons for its exceptional dishes ranging from delightful appetizers to beautifully presented entrees and desserts, the authenticity of its Italian cuisine is unmatched. The stuffed artichokes and Old-fashioned pasta come highly recommended. The ambiance is a replica of an Italian grotto, complete with religious-themed objects and warm globe-shaped Moroccan lamps. Its service is highly commendable with staff that is always friendly and accommodating. With so many Italian restaurants in North Jersey, Sergio's Missione stands out, making it a must-visit for lovers of good, authentic Italian food.
A photo of Nanni Ristorante restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(629)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Rochelle Park
Nanni Ristorante, one of New Jersey's best Italian cuisine destinations, has received rave reviews for its exceptional food, service, and wine. The restaurant, appreciated for its authenticity, is often cited as a family-run business that provides an atmosphere equivalent to dining in an Italian family's home. The reviewers emphasised the high-quality meals - from pasta to seafood to steak - and the outstanding service. The restaurant's offerings are also praised for their value, with generous servings and reasonable prices. With a rich history that spans over 35 years and continued patronage from long-time customers, Nanni Ristorante never fails to deliver a top-notch Italian dining experience.
A photo of Bottagra restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1320)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Hawthorne
Booked 7 times today
Bottagra is highly acclaimed for its exceptional Italian cuisine, as affirmed by countless reviews. Feedback from diners highlights dishes like the Veal Francase and Calamari/Shrimp Fra Diablo over pasta, as well as the arancini and Italian Zeppoli for dessert, as always perfectly executed. The restaurant's ambiance is lauded, with live music enriching the dining experience. Known for their attentive service and broad selection of Italian dishes that go beyond the typical, the restaurant doesn't fail to deliver an extraordinary Italian dining experience. "Bottagra is still a go-to favorite for fun atmosphere, great cocktails and of course - Italian food," says one satisfied customer. Another declares it the "Best Italian restaurant in the tri-state," with its excellent food, ambiance, service, and value.
A photo of Gianna's restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(603)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Carlstadt
Booked 3 times today
Gianna's is a remarkable Italian restaurant that has amassed a loyal customer base over 15 years, as highlighted in the reviews. Diners consistently praise its perfect chicken parm, penne, and salad combination. The restaurant is described as a 'terrific local red sauce Italian' joint, with '5-star food all the time'. Despite being located in New Jersey, a mere 10 minutes from Wood-Ridge, some regulars didn't even realize it was there until recently. And they keep coming back for more. The food at Gianna's is consistently delicious, serving large, family-style portions that exude genuine Italian flavors, just like grandma used to make. The service is also highly commended, with the staff treating everyone like family. With high-quality, consistently good food and service, Gianna's stands out as a must-visit Italian restaurant.
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